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Diane Rehm’s weekly podcast features newsmakers, writers, artists and thinkers on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.

Published: Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:43:24 -0400

Last Build Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2018 10:43:24 -0400

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Teens Take To The Streets To Demand Safer Schools And A Novel About Living And Dying With ALS

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0400

The national debate over guns spills into the streets with student-led protests planned for this weekend. Then, a conversation with Lisa Genova, author of "Still Alice." Her latest novel tells the story of a family grappling with ALS.

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Pope Francis And The Future Of The Catholic Church And Understanding The Diversity Visa Lottery

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0400

As Pope Francis marks his fifth year as head of the Catholic Church, a conversation with New York Times columnist Ross Douthat on the future of Catholicism. Then, fact checking President Trump’s claims about the diversity visa lottery, along with a first-hand experience of what it means to be a lottery winner.

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Divisions Among Democrats, How Corporations Became People And The Producer Of “A Wrinkle In Time”

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0500

Emerging riffs in the Democratic Party, how corporations used their power to win civil rights and the producer of “A Wrinkle In Time” on turning her favorite childhood book into a movie.

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Trump, Republicans And The Conservative Movement And Documenting The Majesty Of The Earth’s Oceans

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0500

The state of the conservative movement and where it goes from here. Then, the watery worlds revealed in BBC America's Planet Earth: Blue Planet II.

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High School Students Become Gun Control Activists And A Return To The Common Good

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

Warning signals missed in Florida, high school students push for new controls on guns, and how our country can return to a focus on the common good.

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What War With North Korea Would Look Like, Then A First-person Account Of Patrolling The Border

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What a war with North Korea would look like, a first-person account of patrolling the border and the power and repercussions of the #MeToo movement.

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Stock Market Volatility And The “Real” Economy, Then, How White Women Vote

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

What a rocky week for the stock market means for the broader economy, how white women vote and why that might be changing and Diane’s thoughts on the president’s use of the word “treasonous.”

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A Conservative’s View Of The Trump Presidency And What’s Next For #MeToo

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

David Frum on his new book, "Trumpocracy: The Corrpution Of The American Republic," then, what's next for the #MeToo movement.

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International Trade Meets “America First”, Then How President Trump Is Changing Our Government

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:00:00 -0500

How the Trump presidency is changing economic ties with countries around the world and the work of federal agencies here at home.

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One Year Under President Trump

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:00:00 -0500

A panel of top political commentators joins Diane to talk about some of the head spinning events of this last year and to get their perspectives on the challenges ahead.

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